Seven Fortune 500 Companies Name Fenwick & West a 2011 "Go-To Law Firm" in American Lawyer Media

December 9, 2010 (Mountain View, CA) – Fenwick & West LLP, one of the nation's preeminent law firms providing comprehensive legal services to technology and life science clients, is pleased to announce its selection as a 2011 "Go-To" Law Firm for the nation’s Top 500 Companies by American Lawyer Media. Fenwick was selected by seven Fortune 500 companies as a "Go-To Law Firm" in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, securities, intellectual property, and litigation.

Those seven companies include Agilent, Amazon, Cisco Systems, Google, Hewlett Packard, IBM and Intel.

Fenwick will be featured in the 8th Annual "In-House Law Departments at the Top 500 Companies," a guide produced by ALM, the publishers of Corporate Counsel magazine. According to ALM, this recognition is established by surveys sent to general counsel at each of the top 500 public companies and through research in various resources including public records, leading publications and well-respected commercial databases.

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Fenwick & West provides comprehensive legal services to technology and life sciences clients of national and international prominence. Fenwick is committed to providing innovative, cost-effective and practical legal services that focus on global technology industries and issues. We have built internationally recognized practices in a wide spectrum of tax, litigation, corporate and IP areas. We have also received praise for our innovative use of technology, our pro bono work and diversity efforts. We differentiate ourselves by having a deep understanding of our clients' technologies, industry environments and business needs. For more information, visit